Leg Pain

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Sciatica Treatment

Atlanta Physical TherapistsLeg pain can be caused by a variety of factors and can become debilitating when not treated effectively and in an appropriate amount of time. When the RICE method of rest, ice, compression, and elevation are not proving effective at home it is important to seek professional treatment. Chronic leg pain can be a sign of significant injury to a muscle, tendon, or bone or can occur as a result of different medical conditions. Depending on the cause of the pain, weakness, numbness, and tingling sensations can also accompany the leg pain, causing a debilitating issue. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our certified manual and physical therapists specialize in helping patients with leg pain find long term relief.
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Lumbosacral Neuritis

 

Category: Neuritis, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Atlanta Physical TherapyLumbosacral neuritis is the inflammation of the spinal nerves in the lower back. The lower back contains the lumbar vertebrae where a number of different spinal nerves are located. Inflammation in these nerves can cause low back pain, and it can also cause pain to travel the length of the nerves as they continue down the legs. There are different causes of lumbosacral neuritis, but essentially it is the irritation of the nerve fibers within the spinal canal that causes people to suffer pain and discomfort. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer patients exceptional orthopedic care provided by the industry’s premier therapists. The goal of our rehabilitation program is to help patients with lumbosacral neuritis find long-term pain relief, improved function, and a higher quality of life.
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Migraine Headaches

 

Category: Balance & Dizziness, Headaches

Physical Therapy & RehabilitationMigraine headaches affect over 36 million Americans each year. Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone who suffers from migraine headaches. In fact, more people, including children, suffer from migraines than from diabetes and asthma combined. This debilitating condition requires specific treatment that often cannot be found from medications. Not to mention that there are many negative side effects from continuous use of medications that cause many people to stop taking the drugs, but still suffering from disabling headaches. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer comprehensive headache treatment for those in the Atlanta area.
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Certified Manual Therapists

 

Category: Education, Physical Therapy

Atlanta Certified Manual Therapists“Manual therapy” refers to hands-on treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. A certified manual physical therapist is specially trained in medical screening, anatomy, physiology, joint and soft tissue mechanics, and are experts in the musculoskeletal system. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are proud to employ top certified manual therapists to help our patients find relief from various disabilities and orthopedic conditions. Certified manual therapists understand that human touch is an essential ingredient for faster recovery from injury and long lasting results from debilitating conditions.
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Hip Pain

 

Category: Hip Injuries, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Atlanta Physical TherapyThe hip is a ball and socket joint that attaches the pelvis to the femur. This is one of the largest joints in the entire body, and pain associated with this joint can have negative effects on the body as a whole. There are many causes of hip pain – some causes can arise from the joint itself, while others can be associated with the structures surrounding the joint. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, our professional therapists are dedicated to finding the cause of the joint pain in order to successfully treat each patient and help him or her find long lasting relief.
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Lymphedema

 

Category: Lymphedema, Women's Health Services

Women's Health Services Atlanta GALymphedema is a result that often occurs in women who have had damage to or removal of lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results in a blockage in the lymphatic system that prevents lymph fluid from draining well. When fluid does not drain well in the body’s system, buildup occurs and leads to swelling. While most cases find that the swelling only occurs in one of the arms or legs, it can occur in both limbs. There is no known cure for lymphedema, but with diligent care it can be managed. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer physical therapy and rehabilitation services for those suffering from lymphedema.
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Rotator Cuff Pain

 

Category: Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, Rotator Cuff Injury, Shoulder Rehabilitation

Physical TherapistsPain and weakness in the shoulder are often indicators of a rotator cuff disorder. Discomfort or the inability to perform everyday activities such as reaching above the head, brushing or washing hair, tucking in a shirt, or picking up a small child are all signs that the rotator cuff has been injured. Pain is typically located in the front or on the side of the upper arm and shoulder, and is almost always exacerbated when making overhead movements. Many times people who experience this pain tend to “favor” their arm, but that can cause even more stiffness and weakness in the shoulder, further promoting issues. At Sovereign Rehabilitation we offer treatment for rotator cuff pain and injury. We are a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation company that delivers individualized rehabilitation therapy services to our patients.
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Parkinson’s Disease

 

Category: General, Parkinson's Disease Treatment

Parkinson's Disease Treatment in AtlantaParkinson’s Disease is a disorder of the nervous system that progressively gets worse over time. While the most common and well-known sign of Parkinson’s disease is a hand tremor, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness and slowing of movement. Parkinson’s disease symptoms worsen over time as the disorder progresses, and often times those with this disease need professional care. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we help those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease manage their symptoms and achieve greater functionality to improve their quality of life.
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IT Band Syndrome

 

Category: IT Band Syndrome, Orthopedic and Sports Therapy

Atlanta Physical TherapistsIliotibial Band Syndrome, more commonly referred to as IT Band Syndrome, is a common overuse injury that occurs among runners and those who are particularly active with high intensity movements. The Iliotibial band runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin, just below the knee joint. This band attaches to the knee and functions in coordination with several thigh muscles to help stabilize the joint for proper movement. Iliotibial band syndrome is caused by inflammation of the IT band. During flexion and extension of the knee, the IT band rubs over the thigh bone, leading to irritation. When the band is inflamed, it does not glide easily over the thigh bone and pain is felt during movement of the knee.
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Urinary Incontinence

 

Category: Urinary Incontinence, Women's Health Services

Physical TherapistsIt is estimated that up to one-quarter of American women suffer from urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence is the accidental and uncontrolled loss of urine. Many women experience a leakage of urine when they sneeze, cough, laugh, or exercise. Aging, pregnancy, childbirth, constipation, and even hormonal changes, can weaken the pelvic floor and cause urine to accidentally leak. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer a medical team approach to treat stress incontinence, urge incontinence or a combination of both. Studies have shown that physical therapy can significantly benefit those who suffer from a weakened pelvic floor.
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